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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes walk from Books etc
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held... More
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Books etc
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on... More
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Adventure Bar, Covent Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 3 minutes walk from Books etc
A former wine cellar, the Adventure Bar in Covent Garden is a subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, food, tunes and... More
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from Books etc
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax... More
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes walk from Books etc
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny... More
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Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes walk from Books etc
Set behind the facade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot ... More
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The Den St Martins Lane
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes walk from Books etc
An oak-panelled snug at St Martins Lane , The Den is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea, curl up... More
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes walk from Books etc
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is... More
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes walk from Books etc
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's... More
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes walk from Books etc
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place... More
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes walk from Books etc
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National... More
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes walk from Books etc
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it... More
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Library
London > Nightlife > Bars
112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Books etc
Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but... More
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes walk from Books etc
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a... More
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes walk from Books etc
During The Savoy's 220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the... More
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes walk from Books etc
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush... More
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a... More
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's... More
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The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's... More
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Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces,... More
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Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Nestled below Bun House - a steamed bun cafe on the corner of Greek Street and Old Compton Street - Tea Room... More
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and... More
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Flight Club Bloomsbury
London > Nightlife > Bars
55 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 6 minutes walk from Books etc
Flight Club set its sights on bringing darts out of dark, dingy pubs and into the 21st century and they've... More
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs,... More
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Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
Hidden behind an unassuming jade door in Chinatown an intoxicating world of hedonism awaits. The Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour is a maze of... More
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference -... More
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Wyld Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
In typical W Hotel style, the Wyld Bar on the first floor of the Leicester Square hotel is very cool. Drop in for after work... More
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a... More
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little... More
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Admiral Duncan
London > Nightlife > Bars
54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes walk from Books etc
This once staid gay pub has been the subject of much media attention in the wake of 1999’s tragic bomb attack. Today, it is a... More
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